44th Annual Meeting

December 1-3, 2016
Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Member and Non-Member online meeting registration is open!  Early bird discounted rate ends 10/16/16.

A CSRS Customer Username is needed to log into the system. 

  • If you do not have a CSRS Customer Username, please email CSRS with your full name, mailing address, phone number, and we will create one for you.
  • If you are a returning user, enter your CSRS username and password and then click on the “Login” button. Misplaced username – Contact CSRS office. Misplaced password – Click the “Forgot Password?”

Pre-Registration Deadline: 11/11/16.  Register on-site after 11/11/16.

A valid passport is required for travel.


  • President: Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS President Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS
  • Annual Program Chair: Alpesh A. Patel, MD, FACS Annual Program Chair Alpesh A. Patel, MD, FACS
  • Local Host: Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS Local Host Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Program Committee:

Alpesh A. Patel, MD, FACS, Scientific Program Chair

D. Greg Anderson, MD
Nitin N. Bhatia, MD
Erica F. Bisson, MD
Hans-Ulrich Bueff, MD
Ezaequiel Cassinelli, MD
Clinton J. Devin, MD
Mitchell B. Harris, MD
Serena S. Hu, MD
Brian K. Kwon, MD, PhD
Joon Yung Lee, MD
Praveen Mummaneni, MD
Ahmad Nassr, MD
Sheeraz A. Qureshi, MD, MBA
Kristen E. Radcliff, MD
Lee H. Riley, III, MD
P. Bradley Segebarth, MD
Justin Smith, MD, PhD
Leo R. Spector, MD
Brian W. Su, MD
Clifford B. Tribus, MD
Jean-Paul Wolinsky, MD
Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS(ex-officio)
Louis G. Jenis, MD (ex-officio)

Preliminary Program will be posted soon.

The AAOS financial disclosure website is available for updates.

Disclosure Website


7th Annual Henry Bohlman Presidential Guest Speaker TBA

Friday, December 2 in Frontenac Ballroom


Program Objectives:

  • Discuss new developments and techniques.
  • Present the results of current cervical spine research data.
  • Foster research concerning the diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine injury and disease.

Who should attend:

The 2016 Annual Meeting is intended for practicing physicians, residents and fellows, both orthopaedic and neurosurgeons who have an interest in cervical spine disorders. Please visit our Member and Non-Member online registration website to register.  Early bird discounted rate ends 10/16/16. Pre-Registration Deadline: 11/11/16.  Register on-site after 11/11/16.

Dr. Fehling’s local host invitation letter.

Visa Information download Letter of Invitation here.


Registration information:

A CSRS Customer Username is needed to log into the system. 

  • If you do not have a CSRS Customer Username, please email CSRS with your full name, mailing address, phone number, and we will create one for you.
  • If you are a returning user, enter your CSRS username and password and then click on the “Login” button. Misplaced username – Contact CSRS office. Misplaced password – Click the “Forgot Password?”

Member and Non-Member online meeting registration is open!  Early bird discounted rate ends 10/16/16.  Pre-Registration Deadline: 11/11/16.  Register on-site after 11/11/16.

Annual Meeting, December 1-3
Included continental breakfasts, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Category
Early Rate thru 10/15
After 10/15

Active Member (dues must be paid before registrering)
Waived
$100.00
Senior, Corresponding or European Members
$600.00
$700.00

Non-Members
$1,000.00
$1,100.00

Resident/Fellow, Allied Health
$350.00 *
$450.00 *

*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.

NEW – Optional Non-cme Industry Workshops/Symposia, Thursday, December 1 from 12:00pm-3:30pm.  No fee, lunch included.  Choose from one of the following to attend:

  • Biologics and Biomaterials in cervical spine surgery presented by DePuy Synthes and CSRS faculty
  • Cervical disc arthroplasty I presented by LDR Spine and CSRS faculty
  • Cervical disc arthroplasty II presented by Medtronic and CSRS faculty
  • Cervical myelopathy presented by Zimmer Biomet and CSRS faculty
  • Cervical spinal deformity and complex osteotomies presented by NuVasive and CSRS faculty

Spouse/Guest Registration – $100.00
Includes: Breakfast Thurs – Sat & Thurs evening reception.

Optional Spouse/Guest event & luncheon (tbd) Thursday,  Dec 1 – $50.00

Other Education Opportunities...

Instructional Course, November 30
Included continental breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks, and CME credit.

Category
Early Rate thru 10/15
After 10/15

Active, Senior, Corresponding or European Members
$350.00
$400.00

Non-Members
$400.00
$450.00

Resident/Fellow, Allied Health
$250.00 *
$350.00 *

*Letter from Chief of Service or copy of ID required to obtain discounted fee.

Note: After accessing the online registration module, you must select a meeting event (Instructional Course and/or Annual Meeting) to successfully complete the registration process.

Registrants who do not select a meeting event will be required to finalize the process on-site including the additional $100 surcharge fee.

Online meeting registration Meeting Registration form PDF


CME Credits:

Information will be available soon.


Hotel:

Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON, M5J 1A6, Canada
Phone: (416) 869-1600
~ located on the shores of Lake Ontario, steps away from the Downtown Core via the PATH, Toronto’s underground covered walkway.

Online room reservations are now available at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Sleeping room accommodations should be made directly with the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel on the following link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/CSRS16

Reservations can also be made by phone at +1 888 627 8559. Mention the CSRS meeting to receive the CSRS negotiated rate of $205.00 CAD plus tax.  The hotel cut-off date is November 4, 2016.  Reserve early!!  It is not uncommon for the block to reach capacity prior to the deadline date.

Please do not book though an outside agency. CSRS has not contracted with any housing bureau or company for room reservations.  Notify us if you are contacted by an independent group or groups for housing.

Hotel Reservations


Discounted Toronto attractions.

See the best of Toronto with CityPASS.  You’ll see the best attractions the area has to offer, hand-picked and packaged into an easy-to-use ticket booklet that’ll save you time and money. CityPASS is valid for 9 days starting with the first day of use, so there’s no need to rush; you’ll have plenty of time to experience Toronto at your own pace.


Travel Infomation:

Air travel
Pearson International Airport (YYZ) – Travel time between the destinations is approximately 40 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the traffic. Union Pearson Express: UP Express will provide reliable, predictable service between Union Station and Toronto Pearson in just 25 minutes, with trains departing every 15 minutes. Taxi, bus and rental car services are also available from Pearson International Airport to the Downtown Toronto core.

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) – Westin is conveniently located less than 3 kilometers/1.9 miles from The Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Travel time between the destinations is approximately 10 minutes. Taxis are around $10 per trip. From Bathurst Street, Porter provides its passengers with a complimentary ferry service to the airport.

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